Hotel Palais de Chaillot
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... with an Aussie and English guy which made the wait bearable.
Passing through there token security we enter the ticketing area and are informed we can't get to the very top as there are too many people, at least the price was a little cheaper, so it's level 2 which is still a ways up.
Exiting from the lift its a sea of people and we scramble to the edge for a view, and the first thing we notice is how flat Paris is with only one small ...
... other we then headed down the Champs Elysse to take in the sights. Half way down we stumbled across a McDonalds and decided to take the plunge with a McCafe coffee. No surprise, we should have kept walking as the French insist on pouring the milk first and the coffee last, making for a pretty ordinary coffee but an improvement on yesterday's diabolical attempt. Next stop for me on the Champs Elysees was the toilet and was surprised to find it came at a price ...
... 8212;and one of the most expensive strips of real estate—in the world. The avenue runs for 1.91 km. We were taken to a restaurant and enjoyed lunch and then a walk enjoying the ambience of Paris. We only did window shopping - Cartier, Louis Vuitton and Burberry just a few of the upmarket shops –I knew we shouldn’t have filled those ports before we left!!! Not to be outdone, McDonalds is there as well!!! The Champs-Élysées has been the site ...
... hotel, eating a crepe on the way with sparkling water.
The evening was spent at the Conference Dinner. We had a pleasant time and met some new people sharing our table with people from Ireland, Bulgaria, France and Russia. The Russian man told Marion that Putin is the most respected leader in the world. Marion told him that was a bit of a stretch which he may not have understood.
... in the past ten years. Walking back today I just couldn’t get over how happy I am and what an amazing place Senlis is. The people I have met are just so open, not at all what I was expecting of the French. But then again it is a small town so I am sure it would have been very different in a big city. I am just so glad that I was brave enough to do this!
Tonight, Luc, Gael and I are heading off to Luxembourg for the weekend. It should be very ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed